LEAP! Pre-Release

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
LEAP! Pre-Release

The Weinstein Company invites ASIFA Members and their Families (Member +3) to a Pre-Release Screening of LEAP! 11-year-old orphan, Félicie has one dream – to go to Paris and become a dancer. Her best friend Victor, has a dream of his own – to become a famous inventor. In a leap of faith, Victor and […]

2D Animators Wanted!

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Job Board | No Comments
2D Animators Wanted!

MULTIPLE JOB OPENINGS: 2D CHARACTER DESIGNERS 8/15/17 Start Date within September   Late Night Cartoons, Inc is looking to immediately fill positions for 2D CHARACTER DESIGNERS for an adult half-hour comedy series with an emphasis on political satire. The production is fast paced with quick turnarounds and will last approximately 5 to 6 months.   […]

Queer Animation: From A to Z

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017 in ASIFA Events | No Comments
Queer Animation: From A to Z

Thank you everyone for coming out!  Last night was the first “Queer Animation” screening, showcasing LGBTQ+ films “from A to Z.”   Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgenders, Queers, Asexuals, Intersex, Questioning, even Demisexuals… they all make films too!  Celebrate Pride month with “Queer Animation: From A to Z”!   A selection of short films from the […]

Manhattan Bridge Animation: Masstransiscope

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Manhattan Bridge Animation: Masstransiscope

By Iemi Hernandez-Kim When I was a teenager, I’d take the Q into the city for after school activities. Right before the train swept onto the Manhattan bridge, there’ll be an animation on my right side. Shapes! Colors!! Rocket ship!!! This led my way into the mayhem of Manhattan.    So, I decided to ask […]

Boom Snap Clap, Animation from Norway

Posted by on Jun 8, 2017 in ASIFA Events | No Comments
Boom Snap Clap, Animation from Norway

“Odd is an Egg” and Whoopi Goldberg at the TriBeCa Film Festival One does not simply walk into the TriBeCa Film Festival, as I found out approaching the School of Visual Arts theatre in Manhattan on April 22nd, 2017.  A bustling crowd stood around a pop-up red carpet and lines stretched down the block. “Well, […]

ASIFA East 2017 Winners!

Posted by on May 21, 2017 in ASIFA-East Animated Film Festival | No Comments
ASIFA East 2017 Winners!

Best In Show Cage by Pengpeng Du     Independent Film Category 1st Place – Cop Dog by Bill Plympton     2nd Place – Pittari by Pat Smith   3rd Place – The Snow Girl by Mixtape Club   Craft Awards Animation – Skeletons Adult Swim Bumper 2016 by Rachel Gitlevitch   Design – And The […]

ASIFA-East Awards Show 2017

ASIFA-East Awards Show 2017

Stop working and come to the 48th Annual ASIFA East Animation Awards Ceremony! Awards will be presented, bashful thank you’s recorded, winning films screened, and a lively reception will follow. This event is organized by ASIFA East in collaboration with New School’s Parson’s School of Art Media and Technology.   Sunday May 21st, 2017 Tishman […]

Norwegian Animation Spotlight!

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Norwegian Animation Spotlight!

ASIFA-East and the Norwegian Consulate General are proud to present a spotlight on Norwegian Animation!  Click for ASIFA Event listing! This year Odd Is An Egg by Kristin Ulseth is being screened as part of the TriBeCa Film Festival, and is produced through Norway’s largest and most prominent animation studio, Qvisten Animation. It is just one of several international “Animated Shorts: […]

Animators All Around

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Animators All Around

On March 11th 2017, in the chilly Scandinavia House (The Nordic Center In America), the NY International Children’s Film Festival held their first “Animators All Around.” Hosted by festival friend Nic Marshall (of the New Zealand Int’l Film Fest) the panel included directors Mark Osborne (The Little Prince), Elizabeth Ito (2017 short in competition Welcome […]

“The LEGO Batman Movie” Screening with Director Chris McKay

Posted by on Feb 12, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
“The LEGO Batman Movie” Screening with Director Chris McKay

  The 6th avenue theatre is a buzz.  #Snowstorm is trending in New York City.  I can hear animators in the audience talking shop, about how many storyboards were done that day. Everyone is excited for director Chris MCKay to come out after the screening of The LEGO Batman Movie.  The closer we get the […]